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Trent River  West of Trenton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 15.9 ft at 12:45PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.89 ft at 1:00PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.88 ft at 1:15PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.88 ft at 1:30PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.85 ft at 1:45PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.84 ft at 2:00PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.82 ft at 2:15PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.78 ft at 2:30PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.79 ft at 2:45PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.78 ft at 3:00PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.77 ft at 3:15PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.74 ft at 3:30PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.73 ft at 3:45PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.71 ft at 4:00PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.71 ft at 4:15PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.69 ft at 4:30PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.69 ft at 4:45PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.65 ft at 5:00PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.65 ft at 5:15PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.63 ft at 5:30PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.62 ft at 5:45PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.6 ft at 6:00PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.58 ft at 6:15PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.57 ft at 6:30PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.56 ft at 6:45PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.54 ft at 7:00PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.54 ft at 7:15PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.52 ft at 7:30PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.51 ft at 7:45PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.48 ft at 8:00PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.48 ft at 8:15PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.46 ft at 8:30PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.45 ft at 8:45PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.44 ft at 9:00PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.41 ft at 9:15PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 15.32 ft at 9:30PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 14.98 ft at 9:45PM Sep 20, 2018TNTN7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:00AM Sep 21, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 14.98 ft at 9:45 PM EDT 20-Sep-2018. Flood Stage is 14 ft
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NOTE: Gauge readings are not available at this time - operating limits of the gage have been exceeded and/or flood water have damaged the gage.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Trent River West of Trenton. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 13.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 28.33 ft on 09/17/1999
(2) 18.48 ft on 10/10/2016
(3) 17.84 ft on 09/21/1995
(4) 17.66 ft on 09/03/2006
(5) 17.30 ft on 09/01/1928
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.30 ft on 04/27/2017
(2) 18.48 ft on 10/10/2016
(3) 11.41 ft on 07/16/2013
(4) 12.69 ft on 08/27/2012
(5) 12.25 ft on 08/31/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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21 Water threatens HWY 58 bridge west of Trenton. Most roads that cross the river west of Trenton are inundated. Numerous homes and businesses in the town of Trenton are flooded. Many areas west of Trenton inundated.
17 Water overflows the Free Bridge on Chinquapin Chapel Road along with several homes on Plantation Road.  Water inundates low spots near the bridge on HWY 58 and Chinquapin Chapel Road.  Middle Road is flooded north of Thigpen Lane, and some homes on Thigpen Lane are cut off.
14 Farmland and fields are flooded along the river. Water inundates the Trent River Campground.
13.5 Some homes near the river near Free Bridge Road are threatened.
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Latitude: 35.064167° N, Longitude: 77.461389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 19.15 ft 33.15 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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